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Get tranquility, exercise and discovery on a bike and explore the woodland, heath, beaches and hills of Isle of Purbeck! Ride top-brand mountain bikes or modern electric bikes with a free helmet and toolkit included. We always make sure you get sent off with a cycle route plan suitable for your enjoyment and ability. Now you can download our Free GPS App which enables you to start from Norden and access either Studland, Swanage or Kimmeridge by bike.
We have nine routes with pub stops for all ages and abilities, shortest one starting from 10 mile round trip (1-2 hours) and going up to 24 mile round trip (4-5 hours).
Explore more with our Bosch Motor Electric Hybrid Bikes. You get up to 60 mile range, all with top spec crank drive motors.
Our Bike Hire Centre in Norden, Dorset is usually open 6 days a week from mid March to October (open Saturday 10am - 4pm through the rest of the year). It is easy to reach by car and has a large car park available. Why not travel to us by train, on the newly opened Wareham to Swanage line!
Last hire is from 3.30pm. You can hire for part of the day, and is subject to availability. Long term hire at a discounted rate is also available.
Please ask about our delivery service to local camping/caravan sites - 24 hours notice required.
You can book online via our website.
Reserve your day to remember now!
|Spring/Summer Opening (19 March 2021 - 31 October 2021)|
|Monday - Tuesday||09:30||- 17:30*|
|Thursday - Sunday||09:30||- 17:30*|
|Autumn/Winter Opening - on request and pre-booking essential (1 November 2021 - 18 March 2022)|
* Bike hire is available all year, but in autumn and winter needs to be booked in advance.Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult mountain bike||£17.50 per ticket|
|Child bike||from £8.00 to £9.00 per ticket|
|Electric Bike||£27.50 per ticket|
|Tag-along||£8.00 per ticket|
|Tandem bike||£29.00 per ticket|
|Trailer/Kidkab/Dogkab||£8.00 per ticket|
Two items of identity and deposits are essential per party. Advance bookings can be taken and are advisable at peak times.
From Poole/Bournemouth, via Sandbanks Ferry – 01929 450203. www.sandbanksferry.co.uk. From Ferry take the B3351 through Studland Village. Carry on until junction with A351 at Corfe Castle. Turn right, onto A351 following signs for Norden Park and Ride.
From Poole – A35 towards Dorchester until Lytchett Minster (Bakers Arms Roundabout) and at roundabout take first exit A351 to Wareham. Continue following signs for Corfe Castle and before reaching the village, follow signs for Norden Park and Ride.
From Swanage – A351 signposted Corfe Castle. After the village, follow signs for Norden Park and Ride.
From Dorchester – A352 signposted Wareham. At Worgret roundabout take third exit onto A351 and follow signs for for Corfe Castle. Before reaching the village, follow signs for Norden Park and Ride.
From Weymouth – A353 signposted Wareham. At Warmwell roundabout, take 3rd exit onto A352, signposted Wareham. At Worgret roundabout take third exit onto A351 and follow signs for for Corfe Castle. Before reaching the village, follow signs for Norden Park and Ride.
FROM THE WEST: the nearest mainline railway station is Wareham (on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line). Catch the number 30 bus from the railway station to Purbeck Park. Alternatively catch the number 40 bus from Wareham Railway Station to Castle View bus stop in Corfe Castle. Follow the wooden signposts from the bus stop to Norden Car Park/Park and Ride - 10 minute walk.
FROM THE EAST: catch a train to Bournemouth Railway Station, transfer to the number 50 bus to Swanage, then transfer again to the number 30 or 40 or bus towards Corfe Castle. The number 30 bus stops at Purbeck Park. The 40 bus stops at Castle View Visitor Centre - follow the wooden signposts from the bus stop to Norden Car Park/Park and Ride - 10 minute walk. Alternatively, at times when the Swanage Railway is running, catch a train direct from Swanage to Norden Station (located next to Purbeck Park). Tel: 01929 425800 or visit their website: www.swanagerailway.co.uk
JOURNEY PLANNING: Contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website (www.travelinesw.com) to look up bus timetables and plan your journey by public transport.
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